FAQ

What is Transcoding?

08/26/2020Debbie Zioni
When a video is uploaded to the KMC, the video is associated with a conversion profile, also known as a Transcoding Profile. A Transcoding profile may be comprised of a single flavor or multiple flavors. For each upload session, you can select the T...

How to use Flavors Tab?

08/26/2020Debbie Zioni
The Flavors tab in the Edit Entry window allows you to manage the flavors that are available as well as replace media files and their transcoding flavors. Learn more . ...

How to create a transcoding profile?

08/26/2020Debbie Zioni
  Click here for information on how to create transcoding profiles.

How to edit a transcoding profile?

08/26/2020Debbie Zioni
Follow the steps here to edit transcoding profile.

Is it possible to stream 3D content (Side By Side format) and provide a transcoding profile to use with the Kaltura platform?

08/20/2019Debbie Zioni
Kaltura can host your transcoded files. You can simply upload each transcoded rendition (either via the UI or the API) and then play it back in the Kaltura Player. A sample of extending the player to support special experiences, such as spherical v...

When is it possible to cancel a transcoding or distribution job that is in progress?

08/20/2019Debbie Zioni
You can cancel a transcoding or distribution job that is in progress only before a batch worker starts the job. After a batch worker starts a transcoding or distribution job, the job runs to completion. For more information on canceling jobs, use ...

How to display the default flavors for transcoding your content?

08/26/2020Debbie Zioni
Select the Settings tab and then select Transcoding Settings. The Default Transcoding Profiles window is displayed which contains list of the Transcoding Profiles and Live Transcoding profiles. Each file uploaded to the system is transcoded into the...

What are the editing profiles for flavors in a transcoding profile?

08/26/2020Debbie Zioni
The following options may be edited for each transcoding flavor selected in a Transcoding Profile: Impact on Entry Readiness –Determines the impact of each specific transcoding flavor on entry readiness for publishing. The options a...

How to assign a transcoding profile to a bulk upload?

08/26/2020Debbie Zioni
A default transcoding profile is included with the KMC. After you create a Transcoding Profile, an ID is created and listed in the Transcoding Profiles page. To assign a transcoding profile other than the default profile, to a bulk upload Set the...

What are the best practices for Multi-Device Transcoding?

08/26/2020Debbie Zioni
The challenge of streaming video is to find the right balance between bitrate and resolution as it relates to an end user’s connection speed and system ability. There are far too many variables that could interrupt playback for us to account f...

How do I ingest content recorded from webcam?

08/26/2020Debbie Zioni
To upload media files recorded from a webcam Select the Upload tab. Click Record from Webcam. Select the Transcoding Profile and click Next. See  Configuring Transcoding Profiles . Select a webcam from the drop down list and click Allow....

What are the supported transcoding formats for SaaS edition?

08/26/2020Debbie Zioni
To learn more about the supported transcoding formats Click here .

How is transcoding usage measured?

08/26/2020Debbie Zioni
Transcoding  usage is defined as the volume in MB of transcoded assets, that are the output of transcoding.  Transcoding  usage is measured and billed one time per transcode,  unlike Storage for example, which is measured...

What are failed Transcoding jobs?

08/26/2020Debbie Zioni
Failed transcoded  jobs  are not counted, even if the failure was due to a corrupted source file (which may have been uploaded by the user) or due to a Kaltura  transcoding  malfunction. For example: A partner is up...